The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / England
Rank 330 380 352
Rank change year-on-year +50 -28  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 257 244 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.76% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 179 157
Median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £574 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13124 13831 13262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.67% 28.19% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9106 9697 8711
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 100 £500 +5.26% 36
South East -1 54 £425 -10.52% 12
East Midlands +23 29 £400 +23.07% 11
East of England +8 21 £381 -23.75% 7
Yorkshire +26 14 £400 +9.21% 4
North West +22 12 £325 -23.52% 15
West Midlands +23 9 £425 -22.72% 3
North East -12 9 £340 +9.67% 2
South West +1 6 £475 -2.06% 13
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 503 (95.81%) Java
2 336 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (60.19%) Spring
4 216 (41.14%) SQL
5 191 (36.38%) Oracle
5 191 (36.38%) Hibernate
6 188 (35.81%) Web Services
7 185 (35.24%) TDD
8 168 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 166 (31.62%) XML
9 166 (31.62%) REST
10 145 (27.62%) Scrum
11 136 (25.90%) SOAP
12 134 (25.52%) CSS
13 133 (25.33%) HTML
14 129 (24.57%) J2EE
15 115 (21.90%) Finance
16 112 (21.33%) Maven
17 109 (20.76%) JBoss
18 108 (20.57%) OO
18 108 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
19 107 (20.38%) JUnit
20 106 (20.19%) Jenkins
21 101 (19.24%) JSP
22 99 (18.86%) AngularJS
23 98 (18.67%) JPA
24 94 (17.90%) MVC
25 87 (16.57%) JMS
26 85 (16.19%) SOA
26 85 (16.19%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (20.76%) JBoss
2 85 (16.19%) WebSphere
3 67 (12.76%) Tomcat
4 66 (12.57%) WebLogic
5 47 (8.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 37 (7.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (5.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 27 (5.14%) Apache
7 27 (5.14%) Mule
8 24 (4.57%) WebSphere Process Server
9 18 (3.43%) CMS
10 17 (3.24%) WebLogic Portal
11 14 (2.67%) Mule ESB
12 13 (2.48%) Alfresco
13 11 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.52%) Apache Spark
15 7 (1.33%) Anypoint
15 7 (1.33%) Confluence
15 7 (1.33%) nginx
16 6 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.76%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.57%) Unica
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.95%) GitHub
3 16 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.33%) IaaS
6 6 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.95%) PaaS
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.57%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.38%) Google Checkout
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.90%) Firewall
2 9 (1.71%) HTTP
3 6 (1.14%) Internet
3 6 (1.14%) IPv4
3 6 (1.14%) Network Security
3 6 (1.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.76%) SSL
4 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.57%) AMQP
5 3 (0.57%) Intranet
6 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.38%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) SMTP
6 2 (0.38%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) IPv6
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.86%) Relational Database
2 49 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 47 (8.95%) MySQL
4 45 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 34 (6.48%) Big Data
6 32 (6.10%) MongoDB
6 32 (6.10%) NoSQL
7 29 (5.52%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.95%) RDBMS
9 23 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.86%) DB2
11 12 (2.29%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (2.10%) Redis
13 10 (1.90%) GIS
14 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (1.14%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 112 (21.33%) Maven
2 107 (20.38%) JUnit
3 106 (20.19%) Jenkins
4 79 (15.05%) Git (software)
5 51 (9.71%) Mockito
6 49 (9.33%) Ant
7 47 (8.95%) Eclipse
8 43 (8.19%) JIRA
8 43 (8.19%) Subversion
9 40 (7.62%) Cucumber
10 28 (5.33%) Gradle
10 28 (5.33%) Selenium
11 14 (2.67%) Hudson
12 12 (2.29%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.90%) Gerrit
14 9 (1.71%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.71%) EasyMock
14 9 (1.71%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.52%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.52%) XDoclet
General
1 115 (21.90%) Finance
2 58 (11.05%) Banking
3 26 (4.95%) Publishing
4 17 (3.24%) Retail
5 12 (2.29%) Games
6 10 (1.90%) Legal
7 9 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.52%) Marketing
9 6 (1.14%) Billing
10 5 (0.95%) Front Office
11 4 (0.76%) Back Office
11 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.57%) Electronics
12 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 383 (72.95%) Developer
2 311 (59.24%) Java Developer
3 76 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 72 (13.71%) Architect
5 69 (13.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 38 (7.24%) Agile Developer
7 36 (6.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 34 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (5.52%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.95%) Java Architect
11 23 (4.38%) Software Engineer
12 22 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (3.24%) J2EE Developer
14 17 (3.24%) Senior Agile Developer
14 17 (3.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 15 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 15 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
16 13 (2.48%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (60.19%) Spring
2 191 (36.38%) Hibernate
3 188 (35.81%) Web Services
4 166 (31.62%) REST
4 166 (31.62%) XML
5 136 (25.90%) SOAP
6 134 (25.52%) CSS
7 133 (25.33%) HTML
8 129 (24.57%) J2EE
9 101 (19.24%) JSP
10 99 (18.86%) AngularJS
11 98 (18.67%) JPA
12 87 (16.57%) JMS
13 72 (13.71%) jQuery
13 72 (13.71%) JSON
14 71 (13.52%) JSF
15 57 (10.86%) EJB
15 57 (10.86%) Spring MVC
16 53 (10.10%) Ajax
17 52 (9.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.38%) User Experience
4 17 (3.24%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.24%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.33%) Derivative
10 5 (0.95%) Clustering
10 5 (0.95%) DataPower
10 5 (0.95%) Online Games
11 4 (0.76%) iPad
12 3 (0.57%) Mashup
12 3 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (12.19%) Linux
2 25 (4.76%) Unix
2 25 (4.76%) Windows
3 20 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.95%) VMS
6 4 (0.76%) Android
6 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (35.24%) TDD
3 145 (27.62%) Scrum
4 108 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (20.57%) OO
5 94 (17.90%) MVC
6 85 (16.19%) SOA
7 83 (15.81%) Unit Testing
8 74 (14.10%) DevOps
9 72 (13.71%) Software Engineering
10 71 (13.52%) UML
11 62 (11.81%) Microservices
12 50 (9.52%) SDLC
13 49 (9.33%) BDD
14 47 (8.95%) Open Source
15 45 (8.57%) E-Commerce
16 37 (7.05%) Data Modelling
17 35 (6.67%) BPEL
17 35 (6.67%) High Availability
18 34 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 503 (95.81%) Java
2 216 (41.14%) SQL
3 168 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.90%) PL/SQL
5 30 (5.71%) Python
6 23 (4.38%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.38%) C#
7 19 (3.62%) Perl
7 19 (3.62%) Scala
8 18 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.24%) Groovy
10 12 (2.29%) XPath
11 11 (2.10%) C++
12 10 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.71%) C
14 6 (1.14%) PHP
14 6 (1.14%) Ruby
15 3 (0.57%) Erlang
15 3 (0.57%) ES6
15 3 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.71%) Degree
3 24 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.62%) Sun Certification
5 14 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.33%) CISSP
6 7 (1.33%) RHCE
6 7 (1.33%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.57%) OCMJD
9 3 (0.57%) OCPJWCD
10 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.38%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.19%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.43%) SLA
2 16 (3.05%) QA
3 4 (0.76%) MiFID
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.67%) Docker
2 11 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.24%) Ansible
2 16 (3.05%) Puppet
3 12 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.95%) Ambari
6 2 (0.38%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 191 (36.38%) Oracle
2 37 (7.05%) IBM
3 32 (6.10%) Adobe
4 27 (5.14%) Red Hat
5 19 (3.62%) BEA
5 19 (3.62%) hybris
6 14 (2.67%) SAP
7 11 (2.10%) ATG
7 11 (2.10%) Google
8 10 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 10 (1.90%) VMware
9 9 (1.71%) Perforce
9 9 (1.71%) Sybase
10 7 (1.33%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.33%) Talend
11 6 (1.14%) Pega
12 5 (0.95%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.76%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.76%) Murex
13 4 (0.76%) Reuters
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